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Body Posture Asymmetry in Prematurely Born Children at Six Years of Age

Table 5

Coronal plane inclinations in the trunk region, relative to gestational age at birth and position of the body during measurement.

Variables Preterm group Control group Preterm group Control group
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Standing positionSitting position

CIT
 Left2652.02549.0 = 1.19 1023.82039.2 = 2.50
 Right2346.02651.02969.12854.9
 Centre12.000.037.135.9
DHS
 Left lower than right2244.02243.2 = 0.00 819.11427.5 = 1.50
 Right lower then left2652.02752.92661.93160.8
 Centre24.023.9819.1611.8
DHCS
 Left lower than right1938.01733.3 = 0.25 1535.71631.4 = 0.34
 Right lower then left2856.03160.82354.83160.8
 Centre36.035.949.547.8
DDCS
 Left scapula closer to spine than the right one2856.02549.0 = 0.52 2764.32956.9χ = 0.59
 Right scapula closer to spine than the left one2040.02447.11433.32039.2
 The same distance24.023.912.423.9
DHP
 Left iliac spine lower than the right one1632.01223.5 = 2.22 1638.12039.2 = 1.73
 Right iliac spine lower than the left one2958.02956.91842.92651.0
 The same height510.01019.6819.159.8
SA
 Left3570.03466.7 = 0.12 2969.14078.4 = 1.05
 Right1530.01733.31331.01121.6

: number; %: per cent : result of Pearson’s chi-squared test; : level of probability; CIT [degree]: coronal inclination of the trunk; DHS [mm]: difference in the heights of shoulders; DHCS [mm]: difference in the heights of the lower corners of the scapulae; DDCS [mm]: difference in the distances from the lower corners of the scapulae to the spine; DHP [mm]: difference in the height of the pelvis; SA [mm]: maximum deflection of the line connecting the spinous processes from C7-S1 line.

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